Meet Rahaf Khatib, the First Hijabi to Appear on the Cover of a Fitness Magazine

Meet Rahaf Khatib, the First Hijabi to Appear on the Cover of a Fitness Magazine

by Marwa Khalifa

A mother, a passionate runner, a marathoner, and a Muslim Syrian born/American woman, Rahaf Khatib, was one of the first hijabis to appear on the cover of an international magazine “Women’s Running”. She is one of the strongest influencers on Instagram, when it comes to issues of health.   Khatib is a true role model […]

Gap Features a Hijabi Model in Their Summer 2017 Campaign

Gap Features a Hijabi Model in Their Summer 2017 Campaign

To launch our new summer collection, we set out exploring, from coast to coast. Along the way we met truly amazing people (like you). Brave and loving, funny and powerful, complex and strong. You are Gap. And this is our portrait of an American summer. #IAmGap A post shared by Gap (@gap) on May 2, […]

Sarah Bahaa: The Egyptian Fashion Designer on a Mission to Change Hijabi Fashion

Sarah Bahaa: The Egyptian Fashion Designer on a Mission to Change Hijabi Fashion

  Whenever people say fashion designer, I would always imagine a man in a suit that’s going through a midlife crisis. As of recently, the fashion scene has changed so much in the Middle East, and we’ve been hearing names of younger designers who are making it big.   One of the recent ladies to […]

Tween Brand ‘Justice’ Celebrates Diversity with a Hijabi Model

Tween Brand ‘Justice’ Celebrates Diversity with a Hijabi Model

  With hijabi models rocking Yeezy’s runway and Anniesa Hasibuan’s dresses at New York Fashion Week, the veil that was once a taboo in the Western world is now celebrated. Ohio-based tween brand, Justice, just announced its latest theme “See Yourself in Justice.”   With over 900 Justice stores around the world, including the UAE, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, […]

This Hijabi 3arouset ElMouled Is the Last Common Sense Egypt Ever Had

This Hijabi 3arouset ElMouled Is the Last Common Sense Egypt Ever Had

Why is this happening? AlMawlid AlNabawy is hours away and there is worse news than the price of El3abd’s sweets, the 3arouset ElMouled’s horrific sense of fashion. While the hijabi doll appeared a couple of years ago and many found it cute and relevant, this year the following photos have been circulating on social media like crazy […]

8 Hijabi Makeup Artists You Seriously Need to Follow on Instagram

8 Hijabi Makeup Artists You Seriously Need to Follow on Instagram

By Shereen Ashraf

From working mothers to busy wives, young teenagers and much more. The makeup world is expanding more and more everyday, and hijabis have been slaying their way into it like the queens that they are. I, as a person who wears the veil, have compiled a list of my favorite hijabi makeup artists who have […]

7 Hijab-Friendly Costumes You Didn’t Know You Needed This Halloween

7 Hijab-Friendly Costumes You Didn’t Know You Needed This Halloween

For those of us who are celebrating Halloween this year, that means we need to land on a decision for a costume because we are running out of time. As a hijabi, I personally know how hard it is to fit in in a Halloween party without looking odd. So here’s a list of the most hijab-friendly costumes […]

Playboy Magazine Features Its First Hijabi

Playboy Magazine Features Its First Hijabi

  Noor Tagouri, a Libyan-American hijabi journalist, has been featured in Playboy, the famous entertainment magazine, and has been included as one of the Renegades 2016, a series of profiles on iconic figures who challenge stereotypes, taboos and common culture.   “To be honest, I think being a hijabi Muslim woman, helped me gain that trust. […]

A US Fitness Magazine Featured a Hijabi Woman on the Cover for the First Time

A US Fitness Magazine Featured a Hijabi Woman on the Cover for the First Time

You might have noticed something different about the October issue of Women’s Running magazine. Well, for the first time in the history of fitness and health magazines in the US, the cover star is wearing a hijab. Who is, you say? She’s Rahaf Khatib, a 32-year-old Syrian-American who is a hijabi marathoner that lives in Michigan with […]

#MyHijabIsNotYour: 100 Years of Hijab Fashion in One Minute

#MyHijabIsNotYour: 100 Years of Hijab Fashion in One Minute

  Fill in the blank: #MyHijabIsNotYour__________ This is the spirit behind MuslimGirl.com’s most recent video depicting a century of hijab styles in the region. The Muslim headdress for women is not a fad, a fetish or a stereotype, they assert. It is one of the most contentious and complicated pieces of clothing that exists, carrying […]